I am doing a reading and talk on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 in the D.C./Virginia area at the Fall for the Book festival. Come out if you’re in the neighborhood! WHEN: September 25, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm WHERE: Johnson Center, Meeting Room D, George Mason University George Mason University 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030 USA

A Kindle version of Monkey Love and Murder was released today on Amazon. And it’s only $3.19. Go download a copy!

Seven months to learn a new language. That is my current job, my life. It’s not the sort of process you can shut off come 6:00 pm. Weekend breaks equal weekend leaks—le français flutters away. I didn’t want to learn a new language. I knew it would be nearly impossible. I just wanted to relearn my old Spanish. That I knew I could do. But the decision came down from above. French… Read More